Ureteroscopic laser treatment of upper urinary tract tumors.

@article{Bagley1998UreteroscopicLT,
  title={Ureteroscopic laser treatment of upper urinary tract tumors.},
  author={Demetrius H. Bagley},
  journal={Journal of clinical laser medicine & surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={55-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To summarize the present status of ureteroscopic laser treatment of upper urinary tract tumors. SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND DATA Small diameter rigid and flexible ureteroscopes can provide convenient access to the upper urinary tract. The small diameter of the instruments and the working channels are ideally suited for the placement of laser fibers as an intraluminal ablative technique. METHODS The authors reviewed the literature and their own experience with laser treatment of upper… CONTINUE READING